A Micronutrient Powder with Low Doses of Highly Absorbable Iron and Zinc Reduces Iron and Zinc Deficiency and Improves Weight-For-Age Z-Scores in South African Children

Summary: This article, published in the Journal of Nutrition in December 2010, examines the efficacy for reducing iron and zinc deficiency, and for reducing underweight, of a low-iron and -zinc micronutrient powder containing iron, ascorbic acid, and an exogenous phytase active at gut pH.